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(male announcer) this is bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.a car plunges into a 15-foot-deep body of water near along a san jose expressway. and despite the efforts of first responders. the driver could not be saved. tonight. investigators are trying to figure out how it happened. and why. good evening. the crash happened along the almaden expressway onramp to highway 85 late this afternoon. witness rushed to try to myths rescue the woman. but were unable to reach her.
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a dive team from the santa clara county sheriff's department was called in to get her out. but by the time they got there. she had been underwater for nearly 45- minutes. kron-4's scott rates has more. >> take a look >>this just in to the kron 4 news room this it driver missed the ramp and ended up hopping over the curve. and just over the curb. she smashed into the pond. people were getting into the water. 45 minutes later, fire and rescue, that woman out to. she was rushed to santa clara valley medical center where she was pronounced dead. >> we did have a deep dive team come out to get them out of the vehicle. from what they said that she was still in the vehicle with your seat belt on when we
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were covered her. >> still no word on why she lost control. scott rates, kron 4. >> all lanes of northbound interstate 880 in oakland are back open this hour. after the c-h-p shut down the freeway to investigate a deadly crash. it happened at about 7-45 tonight near the high street off-ramp. the c-h-p says a honda civic crashed into the center divder. afterward. the driver tried to walk across the freeway. and was hit by at least two cars. the man died at the scene. the northbound lanes were closed for nearly two hours while the c-h-p investigated. >> a man is on the run tonight. after police say he intentionally set a woman on fire this afternoon in the bayview district of san francisco. the victim is in her mid- twenties. this is the man police are looking for. 22-year-old dexter oliver. phillipe djegal has more. >> vicki. suspect. 22-year-old dexter oliver. and, the victim knew eachother. in fact, police say the two
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are dating. right now, the victim is being treated in the burn center here at saint francis hospital. witnesses tell the san francisco police that they heard a woman screaming. on hollister avenue between third and jennings at around 12-15 sunday afternoon. police say 22-year-old dexter oliver approached her. threw flammable liquid over her. and, then set her body on fire. police say it's possible that afterwords, oliver walked down the street and boarded a light rail train. investigators not releasing what led to the confrontation. but police say oliver and the victim are dating. here's a look at dexter oliver. police say he's about 5-10. weighing 155 pounds. he was last seen wearing a red and white hoodie. dark pajama pants, with multi-colored shamrock print. with grey and red nike tennis shoes. police say he also has a unique haircut. with a fish carved out on one side of his hair and a lightening bolt on the other. billy ware is a local pastor and lives on hollister avenue.
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he says he can't believe the burning happened near his home. >> i think it is awful. the words i have in my heart, being a pastor i will not save them. but i am so glad that we can see a difference gun violence is one thing. but it is setting someone on fire is a another had made him. >> that is another--mayhem >> reporter: right now, police saying dexter oliver is only suspect. he is facing attempted murder charges. including arson. in san francisco, philippe >> san jose police are investigating the first homicide of the year. after a woman found a man's body in the driveway of her home. she made the gruesome discovery at about 8-this morning. at the home on tripoli avenue in san jose's little saigon district. the victim. who police say appeared to have been shot. is said to be a latino man in his 30s. police have not released his name. or how he ended up in the neighborhood.
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demo right now, we do not currently have a motive. but the victim was suffering from a least one gunshot wound. that was confirmed in right now we are interviewing witnesses there was a canvas dawn of the neighborhood to determine what happened. if anybody had seen or heard anything new. >> so far. no arrests have been made. >> palo alto police say an alert neighbor helped lead them to a man suspected of stealing packages off front porches in the south bay. 25-year-old andrew philip stafford was taken into custody on new year's day. after the neighbor reported seeing him steal two packages from a house on marshall drive. police say they also found a gun. baton. and drugs in stafford's truck when they arrested him. detectives also searched stafford's storage locker in campbell. and say they found packages that may have been stolen from homes in san jose. >> new tonight. oakland police say they have found a 63-year-old woman who has been missing since friday.
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police say gloria gee left her home for work at about 6-30 that morning. and never arrived. she was reported missing by her husband. who believes she is a victim of foul play. ter found in oakland. tonight oakland police confirmed gee has been located. safe. and in good sphere health. the mostly clear skies but there is a storm that is moving off shoresouth partly to mostly skies and the chance of rainfall will still and will be cool in the morning. 40's near the base. as for goal for the day and look for highs to be in the 50s. even this 60s
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indicated by the green. 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. and what we can expect for the week, coming up purify >> good news for hockey fans tonight. the n-h-l lockout is set to end after more than 100- days. the league and players association reached a tentative deal this morning. and the puck could soon drop on a shortened season. no one is more happy about the n-h-l lockout ending than san jose sharks fans. except for maybe the owners of the bars and restaurants around the hp pavilion. kron4's maureen kelly explains. >> we're ecstatic, it's awesome. >> for the britannia arms bar in downtown san jose where sharks jerseys and hockey sticks hang on the wall.the return of the hockey season is coming just in the nick of time since the lockout has been .business has been bleak. >> the revenue loss has been 65-70 percent of our normal take >> it's been kind of a ghosttown in downtown in general last year we would have the place fullit's been really roughit's going to be exciting to have it
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full again >> we were getting to the point where we were going to have to not schedule some employees but now we've can hire 10-15 more. >> even when it's not a home gamepeople flock in here to watch it.they are jonesing for their hockeythey've got to have it. >> reporter: just a few blocks from the hp pavillion.where the sharks home games are amici's pizza. here you can see how it's nearly empty during lunchtime sunday.which is a lot different when the sharks are in town. >> this place gets packedwe lost half the money we were supposed to during the regular season. >> reporter: brent ferrelwore this getup to work herehe's happy as a fanand as a worker. >> i was jumping out of my chair screaming when i heard about that. >> we need it and it is back, thank goodness. >> reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> still ahead. secretary of state hillary clinton getting ready to head back to work. days after being hospitalized for a blood
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clot in her head. >> president obama back in washington to put the pieces of his second term in place. the new financial crisis he faces. and who he plans to nominate to be the next secretary of defense. also. the big change in san francisco. as drivers now have to shell out change. to park in the city on sundays. james holmes. the suspect in the colorado movie theater [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals
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>> james holmes, shooting. is expected to appear in court tomorrow. holmes is the man accused of killing twelve people and injuring nearly 70 others when he opened fire at a theater in aurora colorado last july. during this preliminary hearing the prosecutors will outline their case against holmes and the judge will then decide if there is enough evidence to send the case to trial. holmes faces multiple counts of murder and attempted murder. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is returning to work on monday for the first time since she was sidelined by a stomach flu. a concussion. and a blood clot.
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clinton was released from the hospital on wednesday following three days of treatment. her troubles first started back in december when she fainted from dehydration brought on by the flu. the hospital discovered the blood clot while testing her for a concussion. clinton is scheduled to meet with assistant secretaries of state tomorrow morning. >> still ahead. dozens reported missing as a wildfire rages in australia. searchers dig through the ruins of dozens of homes. as firefighters try to gain the upper hand. and president obama gears up for another fight with congress. this time over the nation's debt ceiling.
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>> fifthsyrian president bashar al-assad addressed his war-torn nation in a rare speech. he stood firm against global calls for him to step down. and proposed a peace process that would leave him in power. the obama administration quickly rejected it. more than 60-thousand people have reportedly been killed during a bloody civil war two years. searching for dozens of people who may be missing in wildfires in southeast tasmania. those wildfires have already destroyed more than a hundred homes. also been evacuated from the tasmania peninsula because the fires have blocked roads in and out of the rural communities. firefighters are having a tough time getting the
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flames under control because of the rough terrain. but they say they should gain the upper ground this week. >> president obama and the first family are back in washington tonight. after wrapping up their holiday vacation in hawaii. air force one touched down at joint base andrews in maryland earlier this morning. the president interrupted his vacation by flying back to washington to settle the fiscal cliff negotiations. now. he's back to face new battles over spending cuts and raising the country's debt ceiling. elizabeth corridan has more on that. >> "i believe we need to raise the debt ceiling, but if we don't raise it without a plan to get out of debt, all of us should be fired." if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e- mail us at m >> reporter: strong words for a new congress, the new years deadline for the so-called "fiscal cliff" has come and gone. now lawmakers start a new session under pressure to avert another financial crisis - this time over raising the debt ceiling. if an agreement isn't
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reached by late february or early march, the united states risks defaulting on its financial obligations. the argument this time around will be over how much congress will agree to cut spending. >> "the bottom line is we can't continue down the path we're on of borrowing money to pay our own debt with, and we've got to have serious spending cuts. we've got to have dollar for dollar within the same year." >> reporter: >> reporter: but key democrats say the debt limit and spending cuts are not related, and a deal based on a dollar-for-dollar offset could further damage the country's credit rating. >> "you're going to say i'm not going to pay my bills unless you stop buying stuff? then stop buying stuff so you don't have future bills. but right now we have to pay the bills that have been incurred. if you want to say cut spending for what we do next, fine. but don't tie it to the debt >> "a big part of balancing this budget is in fact getting people back to work. that balances us twice, so that's another big piece of >> reporter: president obama has said he will not negotiate with congress on whether they should pay their bills. some republicans are now criticizing his fiscal leadership. >> "what's really disappointing to me is that the president isn't generating the discussion on his own, that he has to sort of be dragged kicking and scream, to the table when we have these other big issues like the debt ceiling
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to get him to talk about it. i wish he'd lead." >> reporter: i'm elizabeth corridan, reporting. >> president obama has signed a financial aid package for victims of superstorm sandy into law. the bill delegates more than 9-billion dollars to help the government pay flood insurance claims. a congressional vote on a larger. 50-billion dollar aid package is set for later this month. however. that bill is likely to face some tough scrutiny. as lawmakers look ahead to more battles over spending and debt. >> the president is also expected to nominate chuck hagel as the countries newest defense secretary tomorrow. the former republican senator from nebraska. and decorated vietnam war veteran. would to replace strong relationship during their time together in the senate. both men will likely face a lot of questions from congress. on where hagel stands on many key issues. >> when parking around san franciscoyou will now need to feed the meter seven days a week.
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today marks the first day of sunday parking enforcement in the city. kron 4's mike pelton shows us how much money the city expects to makeand how drivers are reacting to the change. >> the time for changes here that you are going to need the change for san francisco. >> i am overwhelmed that they are starting that now. >> it is irritating. >> reporter: for the first time there now active between the new-6:00 p.m.. >> there seems like nothing is free. sunday was relaxing but now it seems like they are going to charge you. >> you are able to pay in advance for four hours. the actual tickets will start to be issued january 27th with too many dollars more each year. that is good for the city but bad for business. according to local employees. >> it could scare or
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customer away. >> she will keep a close eye on the sales. >> just hoping that people will still keep coming in. >> the driving concern is these congestions. >> i think it is an excuse they just want to produce more revenue. >> i do not like the way that is justified. >> these drivers are not buying it. mike pelton, kron 4. >> we are going to see more moisture with the rain to the north. for the afternoon mostly sunny and warmer.
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here is the satellite and the system from earlier. this and next system is producing offshore near eureka is it will increase for tonight. that is what a futurecast. here's what futurecast shows at midnight going towards tomorrow morning. we can see clouds until noon. sunny skies and temperatures in the upper 50s and 60s. morning temperatures. mid- 30s highs in the afternoons
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will be in the mid '50s and even the 60s. here is your kron 4 7 day around the bay a few degrees warmer and things will change pretty rapidly. the increase with clouds and a little bit of light rain for the evening hours. really, the big impact for this will be much cooler temperatures and gusting winds. sunny and cool. >> we will check your weekend to box office after the break. >> take a look at this giveaway with sol republic
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>> "leather face" and his chainsaw claim the top spot at the weekend box office. "texas chainsaw 3-d". the follow up to the 19-74 horror flick. comes in at number 1 with a $23 million debut. quentin tarantino's revenge saga "django unchained" held on to number 2 for a second- straight weekend with 20- point-one million and the hobbit was bumped from the top spot down to third. taking in 17-and-a- half million >> the nfl's wild card weekend draws to an exciting finish. with a matchup of two surprise playoff teams led by rookie quarterbacks. the seattle seahawks and quarterback russell wilson flexed their muscles today on their way to a 24-to- fourteen victory over robert griffin the third and the washington redskins. former cal bear marshawn lynch ran for 132 yards and a score as seattle broke an eight game postseason losing streak on the road they'll go on to face the top-seed atlanta falcons next sunday. in the early game. the baltimore ravens played host to the city's former franchise. the indianapolis colts it was the final home game for star linebacker ray lewis. who is retiring after the season.
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the ravens sent him out a winner. by beating the colts 24-9. the loss cut short an impressive season for the colts. who went from last place to the playoffs. as their head coach chuck while battling leukemia. baltimore travels to denver to take on the broncos next saturday. and of course the other big game on saturday - san francisco 49ers host the green bay packers!

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